Seattle Firefighters responded quickly to a house fire in West Seattle this morning. The aggressive actions of the firefighters kept the damage contained to one house. The fire was so intense, by the time firefighters arrived, the structure’s stability was already compromised. The home owner was in the kitchen cooking breakfast when he heard crackling sounds from the back of the house. When he went to investigate the sound, he was met with a wall of fire. Fortunately he was able to leave the house unharmed. Firefighters are still on scene and will be into the evening to ensure that the fire is extinguished. Fire Investigators will not be able to determine the cause of the fire due to the amount of damage. The house is reported to be a total loss.